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Swindon Inter-City intermediate DMBS W79083 is seen running on its own near Lapworth station at around 12.40pm on Sunday 29th December 1957. Michael Mensing.
On the first day of the Birmingham Snow Hill - South Wales diesel service - Monday 17th June 1957 - W79087 is at the head of the 12.25pm to Cardiff General (via Stratford-upon-Avon). As the clock shows the departure is delayed as had to back out from platform 12 where it was behind another 3-car set that may have failed, or it was just at the wrong end of an incoming set. Michael Mensing.
A 6-car Inter-City formation (a 3-car with buffet and a 3-car without) leaves Evesham with the 9.00am Swansea High Street - Birmingham Snow Hill on March 30, 1958. This was a Sunday diversion on the Midland Railway route via Cheltenham. W79088 leads. Michael Mensing.
BR green liveried Swindon (introduced 1957) "Intercity" DMBS (Intermediate) SC79088 leading what is probably a Waverley to Glasgow Queen Street service pictured at Edinburgh - c.1970. Later versions of these units constructed to work services from Glasgow to Ayrshire were to be designated TOPS Class 126, but the earlier 79xxx units were never so classified as they were scheduled for early withdrawal. 53A Models of Hull Collection.
Sc79088 in the leading vehicle of this long Swindon Inter-City formation arriving into Glasgow Central on May 18th, 1978. Rex Holt.
Sc79088 was one of the Swindon Inter-City vehicles built for the Edinburgh - Glasgow line that was transferred to join the 5xxxx Inter-City vehicles at Ayr depot. Seen in Glasgow Central on an unknown date. Andrew McConnell.
The front end of Swindon-built 'intermediate' power car Sc79088 at Glasgow Central. Undated. Andrew McConnell.
The 5.5pm Birmingham Snow Hill - Swansea High Street approaches Acock's Green on 29th March 1958. Formed of two three-car Swindon Inter-City sets, the rear containing a buffet car. The closest power car in the second set - the fourth vehicle - is back to front as the van was adjacent to the van on these sets. Michael Mensing.
"Bogie". A completed bogie destined for a 79xxx Inter-City vehicle sits in Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Lot 30200 were leading DMBSs, the third vehicle would be 79093. 'D.E' can be assumed to mean Driving End, the other bogie was marked 'T.E.' presumably trailing end. British Railways.
"Bogie". A completed bogie destined for a 79xxx Inter-City vehicle sits in Swindon Works on 24th November 1955. Marked 30200 No.3, this should be for 79093. British Railways.
Swindon Inter-City vehicles Sc79098 and Sc79096 are seen at Craigentinny on the 6th September 1956, probably during driver training. Stuart Mackay Collection.
Sc79102 in Polmadie shed on April 12, 1974. Withdrawn, it was there for component stripping, as were 79163 and 79167. Arnie Furniss.
Swindon Inter-City 'leading' power car 79103 at Edinburgh Waverley circa 1970. Malcolm Clements.
Withdrawn Swindon-built 79xxx vehicles at Ely circa 1975, Sc79164 closest. John Law.
Many of the 79xxx series Inter-City units were spread around the country after withdrawal as they slowly worked their way to Snailwell. Here DMS SC79164 and an 'leading' DMBS SC79109 are seen at Ely on 3/8/76. Ian Francis.
Withdrawn Swindon Inter-City 79xxx vehicles stored at Ely while the await movement to Snailwell for disposal. September 1976. Alan Rintoul.
The end of the line for four former Scottish Region, Swindon built 'Inter City' DMU power cars. The intermediate car is SC79164, two of the others are noted as SC79105, SC79109. They stand off the rails in Kings Scrapyard at Snailwell in Cambridgeshire on a wintery 29th November 1980. The units were contaminated with asbestos and would be passed through the on-site firing tunnel before the charred remains were cut-up for scrap. Martyn Hilbert.
Class 126 vehicles SC79168 SC79470 SC79088 are the rear three cars in this six-car formation seen departing from Glasgow Central station on 05/08/1977. They is one of the early batch dating from 1956. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Swindon Inter-City centre car SC79479 in Ayr station on 26-02-77. Built as a TF(L), it is now a TC(L). Vincent Haworth.
SC79479 is one of several 79xxx Swindon Inter-City vehicles built for the Edinburgh - Glasgow services that were transferred to work with the later Ayrshire 5xxxx sets. It is seen here in Glasgow Works. To the left is Class 122 DTS (either SC56291 or SC56297), to the right a Mk1. Undated. Malcolm Clements.
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